Chickasha Daily Express. (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 35, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 11, 1908 Page: 2 of 8
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n. Kil K. John..
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M. T. of N
Justice for Amber
!. tubers liiesetit. .M. I). JSdd
ir-i!;issiom-r Firs! di.-lrict
Johns chairman commlssioiKT second
div.trict ; J. ). Unsay county ch-rk.
(in u count of Cue absence of com-
miiisloner VY. Pnrsley it was
. id.'d to take a recess until 0:30 a. ni.
.lanuarv 7 1. h : The board of County
CotiiOiiiihlimers met in the otllce of
Sheriff Louthari with all piemen;
The matter of apiirovinc the official
bonds was l.'keu U) and t.ie follow-
ine oflicial bonds were duly approved:
The bond of VV. S. KtlKour. county
Treasurer in the sum (if $::.'.'( (thirty
thousand ijollnrsiwilh 11. Ik Johnson
Thou Johnes. Jus. . .Jones nave nm i
mil T. If. Williams as snreiies.
K.ii-onr having iirovlously
mii-f'ty company bond of ft
ItiK bis total bond f ..00(J
The bond of It. T. Young
of Vtrushy township.
The bond of C. A. Jullanwon Treas-
.ircr liradley township.
The bond of 1!. W English Trustee
The. bond of J. M. I'enn Trustee
The bond ofT. 0. Worsham
Mnhle or Hush Springs township.
The bond of S. W. Thompson Con-
itable of Hush Springs township.
The. bond of W. T Chaffln Treas-
urer Hush Kpritif-'s lownship.
The bond of .1. R. Moseley Justice
The bond of G. R. Oerrard Treas-
urer Ninnekah township.
The bond of S. J. Harris Treasurer
The bond of B. V. Itowersox
The bond of Hold. I.'.abbs
The bond of C. D. (Ireer Trustee
( blckaslvi township.
The bond of John .Millwee Trustee
Rush Springs township.
The bond of K. W. Frey
The bond of J. C .Kronberger Trus-
tee in Ion township.
The bond ot'A. II. Alexander Justice.
The bond of J. U. Henry
The bond of W. M. Williams
stable Shirley lownship.
The bond of Ooo. j?.d Trustee
The bond of J. T. Colleps
The bond of Grovnr C. Vaughn Con-
Mable Alex township.
The bond of II. (!. Harmon Treas-
urer Shirley lownship.
The bond of .1. A Corzlne Trustee
The bond of C. II. Hoady Truslee
The bond of J 0. Saylors
( handler township.
The bond of W. P. Sims
The bond of C. J. Taylor Clerk Alex
The bond of V. ('. Butler Constable
It v as then rctiu'.'V'ly moved and
carried that the Cbickasha Express
newsp:tp"r I" declared Ihe nfflrlal
organ of Cn dy count..
Moved and carried that A. J. Nich-
olson be appointed a Justice of the
Pence of Shirley township H. J. Una-
kel who being regularly elected de-
clined to qualify for that ortlce.
Acting upon a petition from Har-
rison township a motion prevailed ap-
pointing Otis Gurdc.nhiro a constable
for that townnhip. V. C. Kilsour who
beiriK regularly elected to the office
declined to qualify.
Artltig upon a petition from Cross
township a motion prevailed ap
pointing (i. W. Winn a Justice oi tne
Vr-ncf for the south half of thai toivn-
!hip. Acting upon a petition from Pocas-
ot BMklnK for the establishment of
a certain niad leading west from that
town on half section line. Commis-
sioner Heddlngfleld was duly appoint-
ed a committee of one to Investigate
the matter thoroughly and make re-
port vlih recommendations at the next
Motion carried approving the ac-
tion of commissioner Kd F Johns in
the matter of renting the Federal
Court building at an annual rental of
Fourteen hundred ($1400.00) dollars
and the county atorney be instructed
tn itraw mi a lease contract on that
hnsta for period of three years.
The Quarterly report of the Regis
tcr of Heeds was then placed before
the commissioners for consideration
Said reiioii showed the total receipts
of that cilice to bo $GU2.r.5. After i
ducting amount of salary of the Reg-4
ister. a balance of if ltd. 28 remained.
Mr. Petty was then instructed to pay
this amount to the County Treasurer
'iue motion carried that the report
In. accepted and approved.
Motion carried authorizing Sheriff
lmtham to have v-ater system lnstal-
u.ft wit inn the tail tor sanitary use.
The sheriff was further authorized and
iio.mieied to purchase four ningle and
tour double Bleeping bnnk3 and to
trive the same installed within the
jail. Also to purchase twenty (20)
MiitH of underwent-; twenty' (20) pair
bib ovorals mid twenty (20) jumpers
Uiin Ran.H-tiis to he donned by all
Vrisoners upon entering the jail in
'01 11 of their own wearing apparel.
Motion to adjourn utitill 11:20 Jan-
January Sih: Board of County Com-
missioners met in the otiice of Sheriff
( ailed to order by Chairman Johns all
UK-tuber being present.
The motion carried that assistant
tounty fCtoiney be allowed a salary
nt eif.:hty dollars $"d per month until
he legislature might provide oiher-
H)t!oti carried Unit the fo!Sow!n
IS. I!. H-jjvfotl claim No. 2-1;
(ialnied ?2"i2.t;-t; amount
2.".2.fil; salary as cuuniy atu.
Joe flail claim No. 2."i;
ilaimed JI0.r0; amount allowei.
i a J
Owens Clerk for Amine lown-(
1 lotion carried to approve uk ihhiu
of it T. Young clerk of Brushy town-
ship also the bond of M. T. Situs of
Naples Justice for Bradley township.
.Motion carried that Dr. An.hrister
be appointed County Physician at. a
stipulated salary of fifty dollars ($T0j
pi r month.
Motion rvrried that the following
bills and accounts be allowed:
L. A. Sanders claim No. 1 amount
claimed MiitJ.C.'i; amount allowed .i22.-
':: ex-ofhcio county (derk.
1. A. Sanders claim No. 2 amount
claimed $ l.rMO; amount aliowed $15.20;
j. A. Saiuleis claim No. 2 amount
daimed $.".(.7."i; amount allowed $5.":;
J. A. Doss claim No. 4 amount
claimed amount allowed $'.t0; jail
M. B. T .outturn claim No. 5 amount
claimed $IT;5; amount allowed $11). 65;
Joe Karl claim No. ; amount claimed-$1)0;
-imounl allowed $;)0; jail guard
F. 1-1 Basham t:laim No. 7; amount
claimed $15; amount allowed $15; car
M. IS. I.outhan claim No. 8; amount
claimed $X!t; amount allowed $8!);
J. I). Lindsay claim No. !t; amount
claimed $1!)D.75; .'tjiiount. allowed
$11)11.70; salary as county clerk.
Ceo. V. Petty claim No. 10 amount
claimed $171110; amount allowed
$171011; olliee fixtures.
It. II. Wilson claim No. 11; amount
claimed $205.45; amount allowed
$205.45; salary and account rendered.
Jno. A. McClure claim No. 12; .am-
ount claimed $15.80; amount allowed
$45.80; rent and supplies.
V. S. Kilgour (daim No. 12; am-
ount claimed $250; amount allowed
$250; salary and clerk hire.
Motion carried to adjourn subject to
call of the chairman.
February 4 1008 Chick-icha Grady
The board of Counly Commissioners
met in adjourned session upon call of
Meeting called to order by the
Chairman all members being present.
Motion carried that the following
ollicial bonds be approved: 1
Warner Black Treasurer Brushy
12. J. Cook Truslee Chandler town
E. B. Bond Treasurer Pnion town
J. II Brown Clerk Union town
J. A. Youree Trustee Harrison
U. K. Hicks Treasurer Harrison
C. H. Clark Clerk Bradley town-
ship. L. M. Jones. Deputy Weigher Minco
Harvey A. Matthews constable
A. .1. Nicholson Justice Shirley
G. W. Winn Justice south half Cross
Chas. A. Duncan Justice Amber
Motion carried to Instruct County
Clerk lo notify C. B. Campbell of Mineo
Okla. that it was the desire of the
con;"ii. -doners that the road leading
south from the bridge over the
Washita river north of the city of
Chlckasha he located on section line
in order that permanent road be made.
Motion carried to instruct the
Couuiy Clerk to notify C. fci. Atkin
son of Chickaiih.1 that it was the d
sire of the county commissioners
that the section line running east and
west the same being the north
bouml'i.ry of the City of. Cbickasha be
opened through his (Atkinsons)
farm in order that a permanent thor
oughfare be made.
It was regularly moved and carried
that the consideration of bills and ac
counts he taken up and the following
bills and accounts were duly approved
T. P. Moore claim No. 14; fljnount
claimed $20.50: disallowed: justice
F. . Basham claim No. lo amount
claimed $16.95; amount allowed
$lfi.!)5: carpenter work.
Geo. E. Calvert claim No. b am
ount claimed ill. Oi; amount allowed
$11.07; hardware nails etc.
Chlckasha Electric IJght company
claim No. 17; amount clamed $14.34
amount allowed $14.24 lighting jail.
Armstrong S. L. company claim No
18: amount claimed $4'.. 60; amount
allowed $19.60; lumber.
Smith & Penny claim No. 19; am
ount claimed $54.50; amount allowed
$54.f0; plumbing supplies.
Warren K. Snyder claim No. 20
fintoiint claimed $15.50; amount allow
-it iu wi; tuttin- rnup rltrtrict court.
J. W. Henderson ebiim No. 21; am
ount claimed $102.50; amount allowed
$102.50; care of smallpox patients.
Sanil. Dodsvvorth claim No. 22; am-
ount claimed $16.65; amount allowed
$16.65; district clerk supplies..
Pioneer Telephone company; claim
No. 22; amount claimed $s.2:; am
ount allowed $8.25; telephone service
J. it. CiUlaham. claim No. 24: am
ount claimed $74.5.; amount allowed
$74.55; otiice supplies.
Crescent Chemical company; claim
No. 25; amount claimed $15; amount
allowed $45; jail disinfectant.
Chiekasha Lumber company: claim
No. 2'1; amount claimed $48.25; -i.m-oiuit
allowed $48.25; lumber for desks.
Chiekasha Electric Supply (ompaiiy
claim No. 27; amount claimed $17.16;
amount allowed $17.16; supplies for
court house and jail.
A. L. Pettyjohn claim No. 28; am-
ount claimed $85; amount allowed
$.85; stou grtu-s lor jail.
Ohickabha Express claim No. 2'';
amount claimed $282.75; amount al-
lowed $271.50; lepal printing.
W .M. Welch & Co.; claim No. 20
lees as deputy sheriff.
Hodge Bailey claim No. 26; am-
ount cl-umed $19. 25; amount allowed
$19.25; fees as deputy sheriff.
(1. A. Brown claim No. 27; amount
claimed $21.2"; amount allowed $21.22;
fees as deputy sheriff.
M. H. Louthan claim No. 38; am-
ount claimed $2u8 55; amount allowed
?2ii8.55; sheriff's fees.
J. A. Doss claim No. 29; amount
claimed . .65.01; amount .v.l lowed
$65.01; fees as deputy sheriff.
Sam Thompson claim No. 40; am-
ount claimed $7.05; amount allowed
$7.05; fees as deputy sheriff.
J. W. Gillespie claim No. 41; am-
ount claimed $2.90; amount allowed
$2.90; fees as deputy sheriff.
(!. W. Yerti claim No. 4
claimed $6.20; amount allowed $6.20;
fees as deputv sheriff.
Henry Garland claim No. 42; am
ount claimed $10. a0; amount allowed
$9.10; unloading coal.
G rover Vaughn claim No. 41; am
ount eb'.imed $6.81 : amount allowed
.81; deputy sheriff fees.
Emmet Crow ell claim No. 45; am
ount claimed $20; amount allowed $20;
Geo. I). Barnard company claim No.
46; amount claimed $90; amount. Al-
lowed $90; books for county udge.
Geo. D. Barnard company claim No.
47; amount claimed $21.50; amount al-
lowed $21.50; books for county clerk.
10 .A . Peyton claim No. 48; amount
claimed $104.00; amount allowed
$104.00; car load coal.
Moved and carried that the appoint
ment of W. P. Sims as a justice of the
peuce of Bradley township be and the
same is hereby recalled for the reason
that the statutes provide for but two
justices for each municipal township
A. Marshal of Ireton being duly elect
ed and qualified and M. T. Sims of
Naples wno had been duly apointed
and qualified and whose appointment
diteing prior to that of W. P. Sims
of Bradley; therefore the only alter
native was the recall of ihe appoint
ment of W. P. Sims of Bradley.
Motion carried appointing Ed Wat-
tors clerk of Chandler township.
Motion carried to adjourn until the
next regular meeting unless sooner
convened by order of the chairman.
Note With the exception of the
proceedings necessary for permanent
organization and the approval of a
number of ollicial bonds the foregoing
are complete minutes of the proceed-
ings of the county commissioners court
for this Grady county Oklahoma.
ED. F. JOHNS
Chairman Hoard of County
Commissioners of Grady
J. D. LINDSEY Clerk.
The Chickiuha commercial
r.kih ofers the following cash
prizes of $5.00 each for the best
write-up cf Chicka&ha and Grady
county without limit as to length
to be used as a sample letter by
parties writing to their home
Five dollars open to all com-
petitors. Five dollars open to members
of the Chiekasha High school
Said contest to be submitted
upon typewritten copies deliver-
ed to the club secretary on or
before the 10th of February
1908.. The executive committee
of the club to be the judges of
the merits thereof.
CAD ALLARD Scc'y
OC7 r 5
should be sunshine in the house and
will be If you give It White's Cream
Vermifuge The best -worm medicine
offered to suffering humanity. This
remedy is becoming the permanent fix-
ture of all households. A mother with
children can't get along without a
bottle of White's Crtam Vermifuge In
the house. Sold by Jas. Pettyjohn d-w
E EN FROM THE MOUNTAINS
Ballard's Snow Llnament la praised for
the cood it does. A sure cure for
Rheumatism and all pains Wright W.
Irvine. Grand Junction Colo. writes:
I used Ballard'8 Snow Llnament last
winter for rheumatism and can recom
mend it as the best Llnament on the
market. I thought at the time I was
taken down with this trouble that it
would be a week before I could get
about but on applying your Llnament
several times during the night 1 was
about In forty-eight hours and well In
three days." Sold by Jas. Pettyjohn.
K. -rv; ... - - : - - '
E. J. HUBBARD
Live Stock Auctioneer
If you are thinking of making a
sale and expect to get what your
stock or goods are worth. It will
pay you to get an auctioneer who
knows whatever he is selling is
wcrth for the time is here and
will be for time to come. To get
what your stock is worth a man
must be qualified to sell and no
au:tioneer who does not have the
p antics; and keeps posted can't
get you the ices you are entitled
to. Watch the sale bills out over
the country and you will see who
Is doing the selling.
Have had 15 years of successful
seiiing and my references are all
who I sell tor. Write now for open
dates or phone at my expense No
40. Sell every Saturday on the
street. For if I make yortr sale we
both make money.
E. J. HUBBARD Box 993
"Whereas the board of education of
the city of Chlckasha state of Okla-
homa did on the 29th day of January
1908 adopt a resolution wherein it was
recited that the board of education of
the city of Chiekasha believed it ne-
cessary to Issue bonds of the school
district of the city of Chiekasha lu the
sura of $85000.00 for the purpose of
repairing the present school buildings
and to purchase a site and erect there-
on a suitable building in order to accom
riodate the pulls attending the public
schools of said district and that such
bonds when issued should bear inter-
est at the rate of 5 per cent per an-
num payable annually to mature in
twenty years (20) from the date there-
of and at the time of issuing such
bonds the board of education of the
city of Chlckasha Oklahoma should
levy a tax on all the property of said
school district to pay the interest on
such bonds and create a sinking fund
for the redemption thereof; and.
Whereas in such resolution the
mayor of the city of Chlckasha Okla
homa was requested to call an elec
tion for such purposes;
Now therefore pursuant to said res
olution and by virtue of the authority
vested by law I B. B. Bridges mayor
of the city of Chiekasha Oklahoma
hereby give notice that on the 3rd day
of March. 1908 there will be held In
the school district of the city of Chlck-
asha Oklahoma an election to deter
mine whether or not the board of edu
cation of the city of Chiekasha Okla-
homa shall issue school district bonds
In the sum of $85000.00 bearing inter
est at the rate of 5 per ceii. par an
num for the purposes of repairing the
present school buildings of such dis-
trict ad purchasing a site and erect-
ing a suitable building thereon for the
accommodation of the pupils attend
ing the public schools of said district
at whlh election the qualified electors
of said school district shall determine
whether or not the board of education
of such district shaft Issue bonds ac
The places of holding such election
v ithin such school district shall be as
In ward No. 1 in the city of Chick
asha. at Thomas store corner Sixth
street and Texas avenue.
In ward No. 2 in the city of Chiek
asha. at The Yellow barn
In wf rd No. 3 in the city of Chlck-
asha at Police Station.
In ward No. 4 in the city of Chiek-
asha at Carnegie library.
In the territory within said school
district anil outside of the corporate
limits of the city uf Chlckasha Okla-
homa at the Fair Grounds.
The officers for holding such election
arc hereby appointed as follows:
In the first ward: Ju3go3 A. L. He-
Kenzie and J. F. Bishop and A. 8.
Gray; clerks ..ov. It. C. HaecUer and
U. M. Cavett.
In the Becond ward: Judges L. M.
Chase and Wm. A. Proctor and J. A.
Bateman; clerks Ben Hampton and
George A. McGehee.
In the third ward: Judges u.
Kcndig and A. Johnston and Geo.
Calvert; clerks II. E. Burt and II.
In the fourth ward: Judges J.
McGuire and Webb Hendrix atid J.
Contractors of all Electrical Construction Work. Estimates
plans and specifications furnished. Moters' dynamos and all
eloctneal apparatus installed. Wiring and fixture work bell
work sign and window decorations a specialty. Electrical Irons
sewing machine motors and Medical electrical appliances fot
commercial and family use in stock. Wholesale dealers in wir-
ing material of all kinds. Prices right and orders promptly
filled. We kindly solicit your orders.
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It will be to your interest to investigate the
many points which may be
The Long Distance Telephone
AT EXTREMELY REASONABLE RATES.
Compare it with other ways of transacting your business and you will
finb it the most practical of all methods.
Pioneer Telephone & Telegraph Company
Day or night. Leave us your call
and you won't get left. Carriages
for parties theatre all occasions.
203 CHICKASHA AVE.
A Gallon at the Creamery
Ask your Merchant for
Cbickasha Pride Butter
Made from Pure Cream
Bosson; clerk J. C. Good and feteve
In theterrltory within said school
district and outside the corporate lim
its of the city of Chlckasha: Judges C.
L. Greer and C. E. Atkinson and M.
1. Hamilton; clerks Chas. rhillips and
Ballots tor holding such election
shall be in form prescribed by law and
shall contain the following:
"Shall the board of education of the
city of Chlckasha Oklahoma issue
school district bonds in the sum of
185000.00 for the purposes of repair-
ing school buildings and purchasing
a site and erecting a suitable building
thereon for school purposes? '
I? MADAME GREGORY
HAS MOVED HER
In above front rooms cf the new Dugan building.
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1 VHShriuito.ii wwij
3K1) AND CHOCTAW.
Those voting for the Issuance of the
bonds shall Btaiop with a cross mary
in the snuare opposite the word 'Yes:"
these voting auinst the issuance 01
such bonds shall stamp with a crws
iimrk in the square opposite the word
Buc.li election shall be held and con-
ducted and the returns thereof made
in the tlrao and manner as provided
In testimony whereof I have here
unto set my hand on this the 30th day
of January 1-J08.
Sluvor of the city of Chlckasha.
A Few Choice Lots in the ROCK ISLAND ADDITION
two and one-fourth aeres adjoining the city some small
farms at bargains.
J. P. MIL 313 !-2 S. 3rd
IT IS WORTH WHILE
To deal with a firm having an
Established Reputation for Fair Dealm
2 The Best Price Consistent With Quality
Sqstre Trairaiiit nd4Yoar Meaey'i Vortb nay afwayi Is h&i
fro a &e
1 11 t.j wil Ui.j..u Lu-...1 L...rbj
ROD IN SON & LAV BACH
Bf nd Soli !! Kinds of New and Second Hand
Stoves Repaired. Telephone 411.
406 CIIICKASIIA. AVE.
Home is more than a
Have beautltull surroundings by
having that thicket
Drop a postal card to
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